On Saturday, Oct. 16 the Grant Cub Scout Pack #160 collected 170 bags of groceries to donate to the Perkins County Food Pantry. Participants included (Front row, l-r): Tyler Tucker, Hayden Foster, Triston Hite, Aidan McClintock, Dillon Overstreet, K...
Rita Long, Perkins County Clerk, Patsy Kroeker, Perkins County Treasurer and James Deaver, Perkins County Commissioner attended a Legislative Conference conducted in Kearney on Oct. 14 by the Nebraska Association of County Officials.
The conference pro...
Westview Retirement Community Residents enjoyed a trip to Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala via the mini bus in a “Get out of town” outing. It was a gorgeous, still fall evening.
We viewed the Morning Glory that lets the water into the penstock ...
A special book signing by local author P.F. Bottom will be held at the Wauneta Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 18.
Dr. Bottom will sign his book, Forest of Fears, in its new limited, hard-cover, large print second edition from 1-3 p.m.
Come get a ...
By Jan Rahn
Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Perkins County Board of Commissioners when election rolls around Tuesday.
Incumbent Leon Pankonin and his challenger Dave Hoffert are running for District 2 Commissioner.
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Senator Mark Christensen
of Imperial and former senator Tom Baker of Trenton fielded questions during a 44th District candidate forum held in Grant last Wednesday.
Less than 20 people attended the event, ...
By Jan Rahn
In Grant, the seat of mayor, plus two council member seats, will be filled during the Nov. 2 General Election.
Incumbent Mike Wyatt was the only candidate filing for mayor.
Two new candidates will appear on the ballo...
Thank heaven there are only 12 days left until election, because I am so sick and tired of the political advertising already.
A person can sit and watch television all evening and learn nothing about a candidate during commercials.
Last Sunday night someone took a Rebekah Davis for Congress sign from my front yard. Okay, a political sign is no big deal, but what has happened to our current election system is a big deal.
The Constitution of the United States start...
Dear Nebraska citizens,
I’m writing to encourage your approval of Constitutional Amendment One, which is on the Nov. 2, 2010 general election ballot.
Nebraskans have made it clear that they like local control. They have also made it clear that the...
This past week had the usual highs and lows that one finds in athletics at any level, but other than those who yell for the Huskers, the locals had a pretty good week.
First of all, the weather was absolutely perfect starting on Thursday when PCS hoste...
Updated event calendar can be found at www.pcs.esu16.org------
All times listed are Mountain Time
Thursday, October 21
No school K-12
12 - 8 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences
Friday, October 22
No school K-12
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Staff development
By Shari Friedel
An excellent finish to the cross country season occurred last Thursday, Oct. 14 at the district tournament at the Grant Golf Course with nearly every Perkins County runner improving their time.
The girls team will atten...
By Pastor Vince Carrig
Quarterback Michael York outraced four Longhorn defenders to the end zone’s right pylon for the overtime score that nudged the Plainsmen past Chase County in overtime, 12-9, Friday night in Grant.
The 6-1 Plai...
By Jan Rahn
SPVA champs—the trophy is in the hands of the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen after defeating Hershey in the championship game Saturday.
As hosts of the SPVA tournament, the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated Maxwell in the...
The Lady Plainsmen finished on top at their latest triangular against Hershey and Dundy County held Tuesday, Oct. 12.
In the Dundy County match, the Lady Plainsmen were sluggish at the onset and lost 22-25. Regaining their composure, they finished off ...
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Potter-Dix Triangular in Potter on Monday, Oct. 11. The Cats first opponent was the Coyotes of Potter-Dix. The Wildcats dominated the Coyotes to win, decisively, in straight sets 25...
By Travis McConnell
The Brady Eagles rode the legs of running back Brad Ward Friday night to a 54-22 win over the Wallace Wildcats.
Ward, who carried the ball 37 times for 287 yards and five touchdowns, seemed to get stronger as the g...
The Wallace Junior High volleyball team takes the first place plaque home from the McCook St. Pat’s tournament, defeating Maywood in three sets and beating McCook St. Pat’s in the championship round. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Mickayla She...
Hunters should report any leg bands they find on the pheasants they shoot this fall in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants area, according to Jeff Lusk, upland game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Game and Parks is capturing wi...